kidney stone

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Synonyms for kidney stone

a calculus formed in the kidney

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Urolithiasis, the process of stone formation in humans, is a common global health problem and occurs due to multiple factors, such as, less fluid intake, dietary habits, sedentary habits, metabolic cause, hyperparathyroidism, urinary tract infection and urinary outflow obstruction.
Patricia Balthazar, M.D., from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, and colleagues determined the annual numbers of ED visits for suspected urolithiasis and associated CTAP examinations per visit for all patients from 2006 to 2015 based on the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample.
The typical pills used to save urolithiasis are not powerful in every sufferer, and lot of them have unfavorable effects therefore stop their permanent use.
Evaluation of imaging methods in the diagnosis of urolithiasis: review of the literature.
Keywords: Distal renal tubular acidosis, Hypercalciuria, Hypocitraturia, Metabolic workup, Urolithiasis.
It gives an important data and helps the clinician in prediction of certain conditions such as urolithiasis which are preceded by crystalluria.
In fact, CT is more sensitive and specific for the majority of urinary tract pathological conditions not just for flank pain and urolithiasis but also for hematuria and renal masses as well as the assessment of regional lymph nodes, where it has been found to be superior to all other imaging modalities [4, 17].
Children under 15 years of age, >60 years of age, patients with bilateral flank pain, known cases of urolithiasis, pregnant patients and patients with CKD, HT, DM, CHD, metabolic diseases, solitary kidney and transplanted kidney were excluded from this study.
Urolithiasis is an important public health problem worldwide owing to its high prevalence and recurrence rates as high as 50%.
The opening of the new Urinary Stone Center will be announced during the Symposium on Urolithiasis held at Al Wakra Hospital on 10 and 11 January.
In fact, the European Association of Urology guideline on urolithiasis states that MET may accelerate passage of ureteral stones.
Urolithiasis affects about 12% of the world population at some stage in their lifetime [14].
He said this while addressing the participants of "2nd Regional Meeting and Workshop on Urolithiasis & Endourology" organized by the Department of Urology Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH).